QUETTA: We are passing through difficult situation. Problems are much more. We are confronted with problems like poverty, extremism and lack of education. All political and religious parties and all strata of society have to play their role for establishing peace in the province.
These views were expressed by Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch while speaking to a delegation of Wafaqul Madaris which called on him under the leadership of JUI-F Senator hafiz Hamdullah here Sunday.
Provincial Minister Home Sarfraz Bugti, Chief Secretary Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad, Secretary Home Asad Gilani were also present.
Chief Minister said during Muharram particular Day of Aashur passed off peacefully with the cooperation of Ulema of all schools of through and he was thankful to them. He aid contacts with Ulema would be strengthened further and these would be regularised.
Chief Minister told that practical steps were underway for further activating Police, Balochistan Constabulary and Levies in the province. Special attention was being paid on training of police and regularising it on modern lines to maintain law and order and face terrorism effectively. Army was assisting in this regard. Besides efforts were also being made for equipping police with modern weapons and equipment.
He said security to religious madaris is our responsibility and all steps would be taken in this connection.
Delegation told Chief Minister religious madaris were not involved in any extremism and sectarianism nor we believe in violence. We are ready to extend every kind of cooperation to present democratic and people’s government. Chief Minister of government in office comes from medium segment of society and we would continue our cooperation with him. They said we are answerable to any doubt about madaris affiliated to Wafaqul madaris.